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Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GB vs Apple iPhone 6S 64GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom vs Apple iPhone 6S phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPhone 6S X16Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GB
Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GB
5.5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

12
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone 6S 64GB
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Dual

1715
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


16 Advantages Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GB
Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GBvsiPhone 6S 64GB
 52%52%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.84Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
3GB LPDDR3vs2GB LPDDR4
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 107%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x1920 pixelsvs750x1334 pixels
 23%23%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
401 PPIvs326 PPI
 17%17%
+Larger screen
5.5"vs4.7"
 101%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 12MPvs(back) 12MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 20%20%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.5" inchesvs1/3" inches
 29%29%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 154%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 13MPvs(front) 5MP
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
 192%100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs1715 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported

10 Advantages Apple iPhone 6S 64GB
iPhone 6S 64GBvsZenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GB
 150%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (55GB user available)vs32GB (22GB user available)
 19%19%
+Lighter
143 grams (5.01 ounces)vs170 grams (5.95 ounces)
 13%13%
+Thinner
7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitvsAMOLED
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported

25 Common items in both devices
16 million
Dual LED flash
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
4.2 version A2DP
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5 / Sapphire Glass
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresAsus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GBApple iPhone 6S 64GB
ModelZenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GBiPhone 6S 64GB
Also known asAsus Zenfone 3 Zoom 32GB 3GB RAM, Zenfone ZoomiPhone 6s A1633, iPhone 6s A1688 CDMA
Country or region availableBrazilCanadaUSAVarious (International)
BrandAsusApple
Release dateJanuary, 2017September, 2015
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)77 x 154.3 millimeters (3.03 x 6.07 in)67.1 x 138.3 millimeters (2.64 x 5.44 in)
Weight170 grams (5.95 ounces)143 grams (5.01 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GBApple iPhone 6S 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowiOS 9.0
Firmware updateAndroid 7.1.1 NougatiOS 12
HardwareAsus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GBApple iPhone 6S 64GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)64bit - Apple A9 APL0898
CPU processor2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A531.84Ghz Dual-Core Twister
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzPowerVR GT7600 MP6
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (22GB user available)64GB (55GB user available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayAsus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GBApple iPhone 6S 64GB
Display typeAMOLEDTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size5.5" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels750x1334 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Sapphire Glass
Mobile networks and dataAsus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GBApple iPhone 6S 64GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900, CDMA 800/1700/1900/2100
Primary 3G networkGlobal:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

India/Indonesia:
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/2100

USA/Brazil:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

China:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

Taiwan/HongKong/Japan/SG/PH:
TD-SCDMA 190
CDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)

India/Indonesia version:
LTE (Bands 1,3,5,8)

USA/Brazil version:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,28)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)

Taiwan/Japan/HongKong/Singapore/Philippines version:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,18,19,26,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat6

A1633 model:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,27,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)

A1688 model:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,27,28,29)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingAsus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GBApple iPhone 6S 64GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraAsus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GBApple iPhone 6S 64GB
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP f/2.8 59mm
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x2592 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens29mm lens
Sensor size1/2.5" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.22µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraAsus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GBApple iPhone 6S 64GB
Front camera13 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaAsus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GBApple iPhone 6S 64GB
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MPEG4, H.264, H.265, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4A
Connectivity and interfacesAsus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GBApple iPhone 6S 64GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GBApple iPhone 6S 64GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Rose Gold
- ASUS ZenUI 3.0
- 2.5D glass screen
- 500nits brightness screen
- Sony IMX362 back camera sensor
- Sony IMX214 front camera sensor
- DTS sound enhancement
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- 100GB Google Drive
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Silver, Gold, Space Gray, Rose Gold
- Oleophobic coating
- Touch ID v2
- Simultaneous HD video and image recording
- 3D Touch display
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- NFC Apple Pay only (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyAsus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GBApple iPhone 6S 64GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh1715 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)10Wfeature not registered
Talk time2880 minutes | 48 hours | 2 days840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standby60480 minutes | 1008 hours | 42 days14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL 3GB/32GBApple iPhone 6S 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered1.14 W/Kg (head) | 1.14 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.87 W/Kg (head) | 0.98 W/Kg (body)